South Atlantic

Missing submarine in South Atlantic possibly suffered explosion: Argentine Navy

Missing submarine in South Atlantic possibly suffered explosion: Argentine Navy

The Argentine navy raised the possibility on Thursday that a navy submarine missing in the South Atlantic suffered an explosion, heightening concerns over the fate of the 44 crew members on the eighth day of an international search effort.

Nov 24, 2017, 08:55 AM IST

Search for missing Argentine submarine reaches 'critical phase'

The search for an Argentine navy submarine missing in the South Atlantic for one week reached a "critical phase" on Wednesday.

Nov 23, 2017, 00:52 AM IST

Search underway for 22 crew members of South Korean ship

Search and rescue efforts are underway to find 22 crew members of a South Korean ship that sank in the South Atlantic last week. Two sailors were safely picked up in a life raft, the Seoul government said on Sunday.

Apr 02, 2017, 18:01 PM IST

Saint Helena to get first tourist flights

 The remote South Atlantic island of Saint Helena, where French emperor Napoleon Bonaparte was exiled, is to get its first commercial air service, officials have announced.

Mar 17, 2015, 18:14 PM IST

Taiwan ship carrying 49 crew missing in South Atlantic

A Taiwanese ship carrying 49 crew has vanished in the remote South Atlantic Ocean without any sign of a mayday call but shortly after its skipper reported it was taking on water, authorities said Sunday.

Mar 08, 2015, 13:16 PM IST

49 on Taiwan fishing boat missing in south Atlantic

 A 49-strong crew on a Taiwan-registered fishing boat has been unaccounted for since losing contact on February 26 in the south Atlantic, Xinhua reported on Saturday.

Mar 07, 2015, 22:16 PM IST

Powerful 7.0 magnitude quake strikes south Atlantic: USGS

A powerful 7.0 magnitude earthquake struck in the south Atlantic ocean 314 kilometres southeast of Stanley, the main city on the Falkland Islands, the US Geological Survey said early today.

Nov 25, 2013, 15:18 PM IST

Expedition finds biodiversity around undersea mountain

A group of scientists aboard a submarine capable of diving to depths of 6,500 meters discovered an "oasis" of biodiversity around the South Atlantic`s largest undersea mountain, located off the coast of Brazil.

May 09, 2013, 11:36 AM IST